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Yamuna Tourist Lodge Kumarakom

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City : Kumarakom
State : Kerala
Location : close to Vembanad Lake
Rooms : standard and deluxe rooms

The Yamuna Tourist Lodge Kumarakom is located at the heart of the backwater country in Kumarakom and offers comfortable accommodation and state of the art facilities. The Yamuna Tourist Lodge Kumarakom is one of the most well known cheap hotels in Kumarakom and is frequently visited by middle class tourists who do not intend to spend a fortune on accommodation.

The rooms at the hotel are decently appointed and come with satisfactory facilities. The crew is pretty efficient and is always at your beck and call. The rooms are done up in simple furnishing and provide homely comfort. If you are traveling in a large group you can also go for the dormitories. The room facilities are:

  • Attached bathroom
  • Running hot & cold water
  • TV with satellite channels
  • Wardrobe
  • Dressing mirror
  • Room service

The hotel does not have a telephone line, but there are quite a few telephone booths around the hotel. The neighboring cyber cafes provide internet connectivity, scanner, memory card reader, etc.

The hotel arranges for backwater cruises, sunset cruise, houseboat cruises, and angling on request.

The facilities provided by the hotel are:

  • Laundry
  • Travel desk
  • Front desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Airport pickup
  • Safe deposit
  • Currency exchange
  • All major credit cards accepted

The visitors to Kumarakom can enjoy plenty of sights and sounds. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary can be visited by boat, which can be arranged with local fishermen at the entrance to the sanctuary. A two-hour rowing boat trip costs around INR 200-250, and is best undertaken at dusk or early morning to avoid the blazing afternoon sun. House boats or speed boats can cover longer distances but cost more for hire; besides the motor sound of the speed boats are more likely to disturb the birds.

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